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stepped up terrorist efforts by the united states. more aerial vehicle attacks on outpost in pakistan and afghanistan. that followed by the suicide attack that killed seven. >> this is a war. and both sides are playing. so the united states has upped its level of attacks. al qaeda is trying to move we can come back at you. >> reporter: british officials are recorded as saying an unusual number of people on the no fly list have been trying to come to the united states. passengers arriving at a london to dulles flight said they could definitely see the difference. >> i've traveled internationally twice in the past week and in both locations they were frisking everybody before you got on the plane. it takes a lot longer to load. and there is just a general sense that things are a little more -- there's more security than there has been in the past. >> reporter: and a former anti-terrorism official at the cia released a new report through howard university today concluding al qaeda remains committed to an attack against the united states using chemical, biological or nuclear weapons and s
by the arab tv network al-jazeera. in it they threaten new attacks against the united states within the year in retaliation for america's support for israel. the obama administration quickly fired back. >> this is somebody that has to pop up in our lives over an audiotape, because he's nothing but a cowardly, murderous thug and terrorist. >> bin laden also claimed responsibility for the christmas day bombing. the suspect accused in that attack says he underwent terrorist training in yemen, but officials say there's no indication osama bin laden or his top lieutenants had anything to do with that attack. >>> the rescue operation in hate at the, the marines launched two osprey aircraft this morning. this is what the aircraft looks like. it is capable of both flying like a plane and hovering like a helicopter. the marines will use it to conduct aerial surveys on haiti. it's the first time they've been used in any sort of humanitarian mission by the military. meanwhile higher numbers of casualties coming in. the haitian government buried more than 150,000 people, not counting the untold other th
in several countries that want to attack us in the united states. >> reporter: but this family from finland says they will keep flying and trust security is doing its job. >> we can't live with the fear all the time, so we have to just live our lives. >> reporter: he says if not, then the terrorists have won. karen brown, cbs news, newark, new jersey. >> friends say the 28-year-old is a very good person who really loves his girlfriend. >>> an earthquake over the coast of northern california. it happened this afternoon. 27 miles from eureka, california. that quake rocked buildings and knocked out power to several coastal communities. no injuries were reported. four aftershocks followed the quake. the biggest register is a magnitude of 3.8. thousands of homes are without power. there are reports of minor property damage. >>> family's snowmobile outing on a frozen lake in vermont turned deadly. three snowmobiles carrying six people all together went through the ice. a father, his daughter and 3- year-old granddaughter all died in the tragedy. three other family members were pulled from the icy
space. >> reporter: the united states has been looking at a return to returning to the moon. believing the moon could be used as a base for space exploration or host a lunar colony of humans. the discussion may being moot by a decision made at the white house within the next month. >> on president obama's desk right now is the decision of whether or not the united states stays on its current case which calls for us to go back to the moon as the next step in space exploration. so we are all waiting in the space community for that decision. >> reporter: it is costly. perhaps 1 or $2 billion a year. so we leknow when we see the obama administration's budget sometime in the next few weeks. anita. >> very interesting. gary neurenberg, thank you. >>> district hitting a 43-year low in homicides. 143 deadly crimes reported last year, fewest since 1966. the homicide rate dropped 23% from 2008. the fbi says murder was also down 10% nationwide in the first six months of this year. i'm in the 9news web center looking at a helpful tool to let you track crime in your neighbor. right now let's take a
are very lucky to have them here in the united states and very lucky to be able to deploy them on behalf of the u.s. government. >> a fairfax hospital is also coordinating with the community coalition of haiti to send doctors and nurses there. they'll primarily be focusing on the collapsed village outside of port-au-prince. this is picture of what the children's hospital looked like before the quake. it had 150 bed, a day care and administrative offices. >>> of course the united states is not the only nation offering aid in this critical national disaster. british teams scrambled to get to haiti. they are bringing heavy rescue equipment, search dogs and special listening devices and cameras to look under the rubble for anyone trapped. >>> this french team is already on the ground in haiti. they mobilized last night in order to get to the island nation as quickly as possible. and help is also coming from as far away as china. 125 chinese peace keepers were in haiti when the quake struck. there are conflicting reports out of china that eight of them are still trapped in the rubble. >>> bac
hill. i'm derek mcginty. and right after the president spoke tonight in his first state of the unit address, we got reaction from a couple of your local lawmakers. congress member norton is up first. >> the democrat said, look, you're in the majority. you have to govern. in his own job plan or his own economic plan. there was something for them. for example, capitol gains cuts. >> my constituents are certainly very concerned about the long-term debt and what it might be for the ability of the united states. so the fact that he front and center elevated that to the same stature of jobs and the economy i thought was a very hardening development. >> reporter: here is a look at what viewers thought about the address. anita brown wrote on our facebook page "i'm sorry, but he says the same thing over and over and i just don't want to hear it again tonight". but susan disagrees regardless if you're a republican or a democrat he's your president and we need to stand by him. after all, he need to clean up bush's mess. "if you would like it join the discussion, go to wusa9.com. click on our f
to the united states. they were risking their lives at sea to flee haiti's brutal military government and poverty. >> this boat was built to take people to florida. >> reporter: our translator is from a prominent haitian family. he now lives in silver spring with his wife. this week we dropped mario off at reagan national airport. he was going back because his mother and father died in the earthquake. >> the family house crumbled. in the neighborhood that my parents house is, it was also the same neighborhood as the u.n. headquarters. >> by phone today vanessa said they found the body of his mother. the father is still inside the home. she found her father. he hasn't had food or water for days. major concern in haiti four days after the quake is getting food distributed to the 2 million people in port-au- prince. getting medical care to the injured. getting the military ports or police on the streets to protect the innocent. by some estimates up to 4500 violent prisoners may have escaped into the general population. >>> the u.s. navy hospital ship comfort should arrive in haiti someti
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